Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on September 28, 2006
INTL Consilium hosts a seminar, You Only Live Once: The Outlook for Economic Reforms in a Post-Fidel Cuba, with guest speakers from various universities. 8 a.m. at Conrad Hilton Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. Details: (954) 315-9388 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of Miami hosts a business luncheon meeting with guest speaker Andy Gomez, senior research associate at the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban American Studies. Noon at Rusty Pelican restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. $15 includes lunch. Details: (305) 443-5787.
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts its 12th-anniversary luncheon featuring guest speaker Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami. Noon-2 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. $50-$65. Details: (305) 534-1903.
The Public Relations Society of America Miami Chapter hosts its 19th annual Endowment Fund benefit luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rusty Pelican restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. Proceeds benefit the Ev Clay/PRSA Miami Chapter Endowment Fund. $25-$50. Details: (786) 295-5498.
Ponce Development Association features guest speaker state Rep. Marco Rubio. Noon at City Cellar, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $17 includes lunch. Details: (305) 443-7973.
Florida Foreign Trade Association presents Business Opportunities Between Peru and the USA, a business luncheon and networking event. Noon at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 950 NW Le Jeune Rd., Miami. $25-$30. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce board of governors and trustees luncheon will feature a discussion, Straight Talk About General Motors, with guest speaker Sonia Maria Green, director of Hispanic marketing for General Motors. 11:45 a.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. RSVP by Oct. 2. $50-$60. Details: (305) 577-5433 or www.miamichamber.com.
University of Miami’s Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a discussion Mexico: Challenges Facing the Calderón Administration. Guest speakers include Joydeep Mukherji, director of the Sovereign Ratings Group at Standard & Poor’s; Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC; and Luis Rubio, president of economic research panel Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo in Mexico City. 4:45 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Cordoba Room, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707.
South Florida PMI Chapter hosts a dinner meeting. 6 p.m. at Dave and Busters, Dolphin Mall, 1401 NW 12th St., Miami. $29-$39. Details: (954) 208-0086 or www.southfloridapmi.org.
North Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual installation and awards banquet. Includes cocktail reception, dinner, and silent auction. 6 p.m. at Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. RSVP required. $75. Details: (305) 891-7811.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts Business and HR Tune Up! A Day for Skill-Building Update. 8:45 a.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50-$100. Details: (305) 577-5458.
Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association’s 12th annual meeting and reception features Senator Ken Pruitt. 4 p.m. at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP by Oct. 3. Details: (305) 531-3553.
Miami Beach Bar Association hosts a luncheon and meeting. Noon at Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. $10-$35. Details: (305) 670-6750.